Beginners Guide to DSLR Cameras

£399 per person (choose your own dates) – Maidenhead

Find your way around your camera and develop your basic photography skills in our one to one beginners guide to DSLR cameras. Our workshop is taught by skilled instructors who are professional photographers. This combined with our relaxed and unique course approach will allow you to take your camera off auto mode for good. By the time your workshop is finished, you will have the confidence to be able to use your camera’s full capabilities. This will mean you can begin to take the photographs you have always imagined.

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What you will learn on our beginners guide to DSLR cameras workshop

As a beginner, photography and managing your camera settings can seem overwhelming. This course provides the perfect place to start you on your photographic journey. Learn what white balance, ISO, aperture and depth of field mean. See why filters are essential. Learn to nail your exposer and make your camera work for you. All this combined can take your photography to the next level now.

– Introduction to the DSLR, correct grip, and stance

– The main buttons – meanings and uses

– Basic do’s and don’ts

– Camera security and care

– Understanding image size and quality

– How the camera captures an image

– AF and MF – pros and cons

– Depth of Field and what it means for your photographs

– Shutter speed – what you need and when

– ISO – how and when to use different levels of sensitivity

– Image file formats – why and how we use them

– White balance

– Filters and their uses

– How to capture long exposure shots

– Tripods and monopods – how to use them and why

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Equipment Needed

DSLR or mirrorless camera. Your camera’s instruction manual. Notepad and/or Laptop (optional). Tripod & filters (optional)

What’s Included/Not Included

Included: A light lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Free parking is available at our studio.

Not included: The cost of getting to and from our headquarters in Maidenhead is not included in the cost.

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NOTE: This is a half-day one to one workshop based at our studio/headquarters in Maidenhead (we will not be out on location). Upon receiving your booking we will contact you to confirm the date that you would like to have your workshop. Prices quoted are per person. For groups of 2 or more, contact us for details.

Additional Information

Your tutors on this workshop are Kav Dadfar or Jordan Banks. Kav and Jordan have a combined 40 years experience shooting high-end assignments in both the editorial and commercial sectors and have travelled to over 100 countries. Their work has been used by clients ranging from Microsoft to Qantas and Nat Geo to Lonely Planet and many more.
This is a one to one workshop so unless you want family or friends to join you, it'll be just you and the instructor.
This workshop is ideal for complete beginners or those who want to have a better understanding of their DSLR or mirrorless cameras.
This is a very easy workshop as it is classroom-based. We have step-free access to our studio. However please note that there are steps for accessing the toilet facilities.
You don't need expensive or professional equipment for this workshop. Your camera's instruction manual and a notepad or laptop will also be useful. If you have a tripod, filters or any other accessories you are also welcome to bring them along.
This workshop is held in our headquarters and studio on the outskirts of Maidenhead. Free parking is available.